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Stalker (Blu-ray release) ★★★

In many ways, Stalker was Andrei Tarkovsky’s most arduous film to create. It is believed that he and a number of his crew ultimately gave their lives in creating the film by shooting in chemical plants and other various toxic locations. 743 more words

66. Cult of Openness

You won’t find Game of Thrones Season 7 here but the Open Culture website continues to add to its menu of televisual treats – pooling free-to-view films from the dark corners of the web and serving them up for your delectation. 299 more words

Literature

#1 Andrei Rublev (1966), de Andrei Tarkovsky

Supondremos que esta imagen es la interrupción de un paneo al interior de una choza, en algún lugar de Rusia, en algún momento del periodo en que “la horda de oro” asoló su territorio. 218 more words

Andrei Tarkovsky

Turning Tarkovsky into music: Nuit blanche

A confession: while I recognise the cinematic importance of the late Andrei Tarkovsky – his influence on certain filmmakers, and the high regard in which his work is widely held – I myself have never been a great admirer of his films. 1,048 more words

Film

Desire and the perfect phone

This is a twittish, Vox-dot-commy article which accidentally hits on something profound.

There is a lot of talk, especially on those sorts of self-help feel-good nonsense programs that tend to air on PBS during Pledge Drive—Daniel Dennet referred to that genre as “deepity”—of the importance of fulfilment. 904 more words

Language

The nihilistic liberation of L'eclisse

Put me on the spot and force me to choose my favourite film ending ever and I’d get stuck between Antonionio’s L’eclisse or Tarkovsky’s Mirror… 1,004 more words